Gergely Karácsony is a green, left-wing politician, Mayor of Budapest, and co-chair of the Dialogue (Párbeszéd) party. He was elected Mayor in October 2019 as the joint candidate of five Hungarian opposition parties. He previously served as Mayor of Budapest’s 14th district (2014–2019) and MP of the LMP party (2010–2013). Gergely is a sociologist and former university lecturer by profession specializing in electoral behavior, political culture, election campaigns and electoral systems.

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